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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. empowered young woman is symbolized by her relationship to books. Max sums up Liesel's use of books as a refuge in the story he leaves for her, “The Word. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. On Christmas Eve, Liesel builds a snowman in the basement for Max. Shortly. The book and movie finish with Liesel and Max being reunited, then Death would it have been better if Liesel and Max had had a relationship?.
This book is also the start of her life of crime as a book thief. Rudy and Liesel became friends after Liesel blocked Rudy's penalty shot during a soccer game. He retaliated by throwing a snowball in her face and the rest is history.
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They became inseparable, especially when they joined a gang of boys who were stealing fruit and vegetables from local farmers. Rudy even helped her as she stole books from the mayor's library. Rudy was smart and athletic, but he had a rebellious streak which got him into trouble. Rudy was also a ruthlessly loyal friend. It is here she admits the late night sessions, in which Papa would write letters and words on pieces of sandpaper, did more to help her learn to read than all the lessons she had in school.
She was forever in Papa's debt for teaching her to read, because it opened up a whole new world to her. It allowed her to enrich, her and those around her, lives forever. He had to be sure Liesel would keep the secret so the whole family and Max would be safe.
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Liesel did not let Hans down, because she would never do anything to endanger her Mama and Papa. She by this time had come to love them both. He owed his life to Erik Vandenburg, a German Jew, who did not care what religion his friend Hans practiced. Erik and Hans were friends and that was all that mattered to them. The fact that Erik, unknowingly, saved Hans' life added another item, to the list of objections he had towards the Nazi Party.
He owed Erik to not forget him or what he had done for him.
The book thief
He also owed Erik's son and he would do everything he could to help save Max. This is why despite wanting to leave he stays in the basement, because he knows what awaits him if he leaves.
- Relationships - Max and Liesel
- Relationships - Max and Liesel
He carries with him the guilt of leaving his family behind in Stuttgart and the guilt of jeopardizing Hans, Rosa and Liesel. So the only way he can express these emotions to them is to say thank you and I'm sorry. It made their friendship stronger and kept Erik alive for Hans every time he played Erik's instrument. It is Death who tells of Liesel's ordeal, "just a small story really", and of her resilience, of the moments when she almost comes within his reach.
The narrator is arch, and given to bad jokes about his profession, but he is also solicitous of his victims and wryly omnipotent. The deployment of this narrator gives to Zusak's harrowing evocation of the terrible events of war for German civilians the ageless colours of loss.
Relationships - Max and Liesel
Liesel lives with the Hubermanns in the little town of Molching, outside Munich. Her mama, Rosa, has "a face decorated with constant fury", while her father is the gentle house painter and accordionist, Hans. A veteran of the Great War, he is recklessly imbued with compassion for those who suffer in this one, in particular for the Jews.
Dachau is just down the road and Jews are paraded through the streets of Molching, "to concentrate", as Death jests. They shuffle along in a ragged column, selfhood fragmenting, destruction beckoning.
The eyes of one of the older men "were the colour of agony". The plain style of much of The Book Thief is punctuated by such vivid images. Brownshirts, members of the Nazi Party, marching through the town have "their faces held high, as if on sticks". A soldier back from the Russian front and tormented by the death of his brother there hangs himself. He "jumped from the chair as if it were a cliff". On an adolescent's face, "pimples were gathered in peer groups".
The narrator's gaze is detached, unsparing. He points out that he does not have a sickle or a scythe, and only a hooded robe when cold. Of his own appearance, he offers this: Find yourself a mirror. Moreover, she is also required to help the Hubermanns protect the Jew, Max Vandenburg, who arrives in November and hides out for two years in their shallow basement.